Posts tagged ‘seniors’

How to get rid of the gray (text on websites)

Tired of trying to read web sites that use gray text for writing?

You’re not the only one. In this edition of The Computer Cat Corner, I will show you how to get rid of your gray text and dye it back to black! Woo hoo!

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Continue Reading November 1, 2014 at 8:35 pm Leave a comment

Buying Your First Computer

The first thing people ask my Human when they find out she’s The Chief Geek is “I want to buy a new computer. What kind would you get?” If you’re buying your first computer or going to buy a new one for going back to school, here’s some of The Chief Geek’s tips to save you some time, money, and aggravation.

Continue Reading August 20, 2013 at 9:30 am 8 comments

Fake Facebook e-mails being sent today!

Hello everyone!  Pass this on to your Facebook Friends so they can won’t fall for this scam.

Earlier I wrote a couple of articles about Phishing eMails and how to spot them. Today I just received a phishing mail posing as a Facebook security mail.

The Bad Guys did a great job of making it look just like a real Facebook letter (see figure below). Too bad they sent it to an eMail address that I do not have on Facebook!  This particular phish actually has all of it’s click-able links going to a european site called hofnet.50webs.com, a site with a questionable history.

Phishing Facebook letter

Looks legitimate, don’t it? (Click image to enlarge.)

To learn more about Phishing and what to look for check these articles too:

~ The Computer Cat

August 19, 2013 at 8:16 am Leave a comment

Why Don’t People Respond To My e-Mails?

Have you ever sent an e-mail to someone but never got back a reply? And then they said they never got the e-mail from you at all? It’s possible the e-mail you’re using may be “blacklisted”. Here’s what you need to know and how to avoid being blacklisted.

Continue Reading April 11, 2011 at 5:00 am Leave a comment

This Phish Ain’t Byte-ing

Wanna see a live, wiggling, phishing scam? Last time I talked about what is Phishing and today I’m going to show you a real one!

Continue Reading February 16, 2011 at 11:19 pm 4 comments

No Phishing Here!

You probably have heard a lot about “phishing”, but don’t know what it is. Let a cat explain why you don’t want to catch this particular fish!

Continue Reading February 10, 2011 at 4:58 am 3 comments

Need Bigger Words!!

Are you sick and tired of trying to read web pages with all that tiny print? Would you like to know how to make the print the right size for you? This multi-part article will help you understand why pages on the Internet are like that and what you can do to change it for the top 5 Internet browsers.

Continue Reading March 30, 2010 at 2:26 pm 6 comments


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